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Season four of Arkansas Wildlife springs into action this weekend

March 28, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – The fourth season of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s award-winning television show, Arkansas Wildlife, is primed and ready to hit the airwaves and Internet this weekend.
   

Commission hears recommendations for 2018-19 hunting seasons

March 23, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Biologists and staff with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission offered the first reading of recommendations for the 2018-19 hunting season to commissioners at today’s monthly meeting.

Field tour offers opportunity for first-hand look at high-quality quail habitat

March 21, 2018

WARREN – Join biologists from Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Quail Forever Saturday, March 31, for a tour of Warren Prairie Natural Area WMA to learn about proper northern bobwhite habitat in southern Arkansas and how you can create bobwhite habitat on your property. 

Work begins on new Horseshoe Lake boat ramp

March 21, 2018

HUGHES – Anglers in east Arkansas soon will have an improved free launching site on Horseshoe Lake in Crittenden County. The Nancy and Pat Bonds Horseshoe Lake Access on the southwest corner of the lake will be temporarily closed to complete a major renovation for anglers to enjoy this gem of the Delta. The access is scheduled to reopen at the beginning of June.

Learn to burn with the AGFC at prescribed fire workshops

March 21, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Landowners can learn proper and safe use of prescribed fire for improving wildlife habitat through a series of free workshops sponsored by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Private Lands Section.

Leave the calls behind when scouting for public land longbeards

March 21, 2018

FORT SMITH – Gobblers already are beginning to loosen up their vocal chords, and many hunters are having a hard time playing the waiting game until April 9. If you want to hear that tom gobble and head to your set on opening morning, you have to exercise a little patience. According to a veteran with more than 35 years under his turkey vest, stomping around in the woods now can be one of the worst things you can do if you’re going to see a bird when it matters.

Escape to the outdoors this Spring Break

March 20, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Trying to come up with some last-minute plans to keep the kids entertained during Spring Break? Arkansas Game and Fish Commission nature and education centers have plenty of programs available to offer outdoors-oriented fun for kids of all ages. Kids can learn to shoot a bow or a bb gun, paddle a canoe or kayak, or make handy nature-themed crafts to take home and enjoy.